Article Photos: As pot goes proper, a history of weed 5/14

FILE- This file image made from a film produced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture during World War II shows the title frame of the movie "Hemp for Victory." After Japanese troops cut off access to Asian fiber supplies during the war, it released the propaganda film urging farmers to grow hemp and extolling its use in parachutes and rope for the war effort. On the occasion of  “Legalization Day,” Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, when Washington’s new law takes effect, AP takes a look back at the cultural and legal status of the “evil weed” in American history. (AP Photo/U.S. Department of Agriculture, File)